19 Sep '12, 8pm

Trump's Anti-Wind Ad gets Trumped by UK Advertising Standards Authority

The Guardian /Screen capture The Trump Organization and Communities Against Turbines Scotland (CATS) had a bit of a setback in their anti-wind campaigns this week, as one of their ads was banned from publication in the UK by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The ad campaign featured an image of rusty and neglected-looking wind turbines below the headline "Welcome to Scotland", and featured the text, "Alex Salmond wants to build 8,750 of these monstrosities - think about it." below it, along with information on a rally that CATS is hosting. The problem is, those dilapidated wind turbines aren't anywhere near Scotland - they're from a wind power site in Hawaii that was decommissioned after 20 years of service. For astute readers, there is a small disclaimer on the bottom of the ad which says "Photo not taken in Scotland" in tiny text (easy to miss at a casual glance...

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